Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the City Center of Sioux Falls are $118,228, which is more expensive than 50.7% of the neighborhoods
in South Dakota and 32.6% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Sioux Falls City Center are currently
$661, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 61.6%
of the neighborhoods in South Dakota.
Sioux Falls City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Real estate in the City Center of Sioux Falls, SD is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Sioux Falls City Center, the current vacancy rate is 3.6%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.7% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Sioux Falls City Center
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Sioux Falls City Center neighborhood has more
Norwegian and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 3.9% have Dutch ancestry.
Sioux Falls City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Sioux Falls City Center
neighborhood than in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Sioux Falls are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 61.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 27.2% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.7%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Sioux Falls City Center neighborhood, 42.5%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 20.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(19.4%), and 17.2% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the City Center neighborhood in Sioux Falls, SD, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(34.5%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (10.8%) , and residents who report Irish roots (6.7%) , and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (3.9%) , along with some English ancestry residents (3.7%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the Sioux Falls City Center
neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in Sioux Falls City Center neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.9% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (91.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.